App of the Week: Construction Master Pro Calculator

Mobile app: Construction Master Pro
Developer:  Calculated Industries
Cost: $19.99
Available on: Android and Apple devices

While the handheld Construction Master Pro calculator has been available for 25 years, contractors can now access the Construction Master Pro calculator as a mobile app. The mobile app version features two apps in one. The mobile app has all the functionality of both the Construction Master Pro calculator and the Construction Master Pro Trig.

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The Construction Master Pro app calculator can do dimensional math and conversions, right angle solutions, and area and volume solutions. Special functions include: Trigonometric function keys, board feet, user-definable preferences, cost per unit, equal-sided polygon, compound miters, crown angle, and paperless tape.

Contractor reviews say the mobile app calculator looks and works just like the handheld version which minimizes the learning curve.

App features:

  • Full User Guide in English or Spanish
  • Built-in right-angle solutions for square-ups, stairs, roof and rafter layouts
  • Built-in help - just press and hold function key for full, clear definitions, explanations and examples of keystrokes
  • Solve construction math problems on the jobsite or in the office
  • Reduce errors on estimating, bidding and building
  • Entry editing backspace with the swipe of a finger
  • Four memories
  • Full trigonometric function: sine, cosine, tangent, arcsine, arccosine and arctangent
  • Built-in solutions make it ideal for completing layouts, plans, bids and estimates
  • Work in and convert between all building dimensional formats: feet-inch-fractions, inch fraction, yards, decimal feet (10ths, 100ths), decimal inches and metric (m, cm, mm)